Vice President, Defense Acquisition and PNT Thought Leader
Booz Allen Hamilton
Kevin Coggins leads Booz Allen’s platform resilience and cybersecurity business, focused on the intersection of cyber and physical – ensuring resilience in the operational technologies that enable modern life and national security – from Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) to space systems, aircraft and critical infrastructure.
Kevin served as a senior acquisition executive in the Army in several roles, most recently as the first director of the Assured PNT Cross-Functional team for the U.S. Army, where he was responsible for addressing the full-scope of Army PNT capabilities and challenges, reporting directly to the Under Secretary of the Army. Prior to this, Kevin served as the Direct Reporting Program Manager for PNT, where he led the creation of the Army’s Assured PNT Program and introduced the PNT System of Systems Architecture.
Prior to work with PNT initiatives, Kevin was the founder of Harvest Applied Technologies, a company focused on the application of advanced sensor and signal processing technologies in the field of food safety and quality. Kevin has also served in management and engineering roles in the defense industry in the fields of digital, radar, and electronic weapons systems design and automated testing.
Mr. Coggins is a native of Pensacola, Florida, and is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he served as a Force Reconnaissance Team Leader. He has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida, is a Senior Member of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a Board Member at the Institute of Navigation, and has studied at the Naval Postgraduate School, Defense Acquisition University, and Darden School of Business.